PLEXIGLAS® MOLDING COMPOUNDS FOR DECORATIVE TRIMS IN CAR INTERIORS

High-gloss surfaces made from PLEXIGLAS® Hi-Gloss give vehicle interiors an elegant touch. Special high-gloss polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) molding compounds from Röhm are available for robust decorative trims, trim strips and other covers in glossy black or a variety of colors.

BENEFITS OF PLEXIGLAS® MOLDING COMPOUNDS FOR INTERIOR TRIM PARTS

When it comes to covers and trim parts in car interiors, not all plastics are created equal. High-quality materials such as PLEXIGLAS® allow the creation of high-gloss surfaces reminiscent of glass, which really enhance the interior. The special molding compound PLEXIGLAS® Hi-Gloss is a popular material for glossy interior trim parts in a piano black look but is also available in any other color. Virtually unlimited formability and excellent processability during injection molding are further striking features of the brand PMMA from Röhm.

Properties of PLEXIGLAS® Hi-Gloss molding compounds for interior trim parts

  • Class A surfaces that look good permanently
  • Can be colored at will
  • Extreme color depth for a elegant appearance
  • Outstanding UV resistance throughout the vehicle’s lifespan
  • Robust and abrasion-resistant surface – minor scratches are easy to polish out
  • Good resistance to many chemicals
  • High heat deflection temperature for structural stability
  • Dimensional stability

APPLICATIONS OF PLEXIGLAS® MOLDING COMPOUNDS IN CAR INTERIORS

Decorative trims

  • Trim strips
  • Trim parts on the dashboard
  • Central console covers
  • Trim parts for door handles

PLEXIGLAS® enables the cost-efficient production of colored trim parts

When manufacturing decorative trims from PLEXIGLAS® Hi-Gloss molding compounds, the shape, color and level of gloss can be realized cost-efficiently in a single production step. Unlike with coated surfaces, it is easy to polish minor scratches off the robust, high-gloss PLEXIGLAS® trim parts because the material is colored all the way through.

PLEXIGLAS® molding compounds for decorative trims in piano black

In automotive construction, PLEXIGLAS® Hi-Gloss molding compounds are an established material for creating high-gloss decorative trims and trim strips in a piano black look. For piano black applications such as this, PLEXIGLAS® Hi-Gloss is available in the special color “black 9V022.”

PLEXIGLAS® molding compounds for colorful highlights in the interior

Alongside classic black trim parts, interior designers are increasingly using colored highlights to give car interiors an individual touch. PLEXIGLAS® Hi-Gloss can be colored at will. Moreover, colored trim parts made from the brand PMMA retain their color throughout the entire lifespan of the vehicle.

PLEXIGLAS® MOLDING COMPOUNDS FOR INTERIOR TRIM PARTS

PLEXIGLAS® Hi-Gloss

Opaque colored PMMA molding compounds for injection-molding of components with high-gloss, Class A surfaces. Amongst others available in a special black color for piano black applications.

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CASE STUDIES: PLEXIGLAS® MOLDING COMPOUNDS FOR TRIM PARTS IN AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN

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